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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_(Ottawa_leader)

Pontiac or Obwandiyag (c. 1720 – April 20, 1769) was an Odawa war chief who became noted for his role in Pontiac's War (1763–1766), an American Indian struggle against British military occupation of the Great Lakes region and named for him. It followed the British victory in the French and Indian War, the North .... Pontiac was also the name of a popular automobile brand of General Motors, ...

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Name of famous chief of Ottawa who led rebellion against british from 1763 - 1766? ... The leader of the Indian war of 1763 was the Ottawa chief named?

www.bigorrin.org/ottawa_kids.htm

Information about the Odawa or Ottawa Indian tribe for students and teachers. ... The political leader of an Ottawa band is called a chief (gimaa or ogimaa in the Ottawa/Ojibway language.) ... What was Ottawa transportation like in the days before cars? ... Wampum beads were traded as a kind of currency, but they were more ...

www.accessgenealogy.com/native/ottawa-indian-chiefs-and-leaders.htm

Jun 24, 2017 ... The following were chiefs or leaders of the Ottawa Indians. ... his plan was to make a sudden attack on all the British posts on the lakes at ... of Michigan, commonly known as Little Wing, or Wing, and also called Ningweegon.

www.encyclopedia.com/people/history/north-american-indigenous-peoples-biographies/pontiac

Make research projects and school reports about Pontiac easy with credible articles ... 1720-1769), Ottawa chief and leader of the famed uprising that bears his ... his tribes were under French influence during the French and Indian War. .... The city was named for the Ottawa chief Pontiac, who is said to be buried nearby.

www.historynet.com/chief-pontiac

Chief Pontiac summary: Pontiac was an Ottawa Indian chief that has become known through history. He was quite successful in protecting his land and his ...

nativeheritageproject.com/2012/05/24/chief-pontiac

May 24, 2012 ... Did you grow up thinking of a car when you heard the word Pontiac? ... surname, when working with the Carlisle Indian School student names. ... helped to make Pontiac famous and began the myths about the Ottawa leader.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pontiacs-rebellion-begins

As the French and Indian Wars came to an end in the early 1760s, Native ... British commander of Fort Detroit, foils Ottawa Chief Pontiac's attempt at a surprise attack. ... The purchase of Chrysler, America's third-largest car company, by the ... The following day, the city of Saint Pierre, which some called the Paris of the ...

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4 days ago ... (The city itself was named after Ottawa Indian Chief Pontiac, who became ... and then, in 1906 merged with Oakland Motor Car Company.